Abby Huntsman Fox News, New Show, Salary, Net Worth

Published On: 11 Oct, 2018

Abby Huntsman Fox News, New Show, Salary, Net Worth

Abby Huntsman has returned to the place where she turned her dream into reality. After working three years in FOX News, Abby called it quits and returned to ABC Network's The View.

Pennsylvania-native Abby Huntsman currently serves as the co-host of ABC’s flagship television program, The View. The former Fox News host was the 2013 media recipient of Forbes' "30 under 30".

Why Abby Left Fox News For The View?

The news correspondent worked for three years at Fox News and always felt privileged. Her last episode of FOX & Friends aired on 12 August 2018. After that, the first episode of her new show, The View broadcasted on 4 September 2018. She is accompanied with reporters including Whoopi Goldberg, Meghan McCain, Joy Behar, and Sunny Hostin in her new venture in The View. She had no issue with the working atmosphere of FOX and said that she accepted the offer of ABC becase she always wanted to return and loved the network. 

Abby now feels fortunate to work in her new show and does not feel limited to speak her mind in early mornings. According to her, the industry is changing, and the audiences do not look out for someone who does not have any opinions. She further added;

"I feel really free in that I go in every morning and no one on that show tells me what to say, no one tells me what to think. I feel so lucky to have a job where I don't feel limited."

Hence, it becomes evident that Abby is delighted to work with ABC where she is not compressed to give her ideas.

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How Much Is Abby Huntsman’s Net Worth?

Abby Huntsman garners the most significant part of net worth as a newscaster. The former Fox News correspondent added a remunerative paycheck co-hosting Fox News weekends program, FOX & Friends along with Pete Hegseth. She joined the network back in 2015 and worked for almost three years. 

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According to Payscale, an average salary of an ABC News reporter is $66,000 per annum. The reporter also worked with MSNBC program, The Cycle and also helmed the duties of a host and a producer of HuffPost Live.

Apart from that, Abby also relishes a staggering net worth of $950 million summoned by her father, Jon Huntsman Jr. and $3 billion made by her multi-billionaire grandfather, Jon Huntsman Sr. from their business networks.

College Sweetheart Worked With Father

The 32-year-old newscaster got hitched with her college sweetheart, Jeffrey Livingston in August 2010. They shared the wedding vows at the Washington National Cathedral; an Episcopal Church in Washington.

Her spouse, Jeffrey, works in private equity at the financial service, KKR & Co. L.P. in Greater New York City Area. He also had the privilege to assist his father-in-law, Jon Huntsman Jr. during his 2012 presidential campaign as a Chief Financial Officer.

The married duo welcomed their first child as a daughter named Isabel Grace six days post-Thanksgiving on 29 November 2017. The baby weighed around 5 pounds and 11 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

Abby Huntsman read her own book to her daughter, Isabel Grace, shared on 25 September 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

The couple earlier made their pregnancy news public on Fox News in July 2017.

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Short Bio

The ABC reporter was born on 1 May 1986 in Pennsylvania as per wiki. She stands at the height of 1.73 m (5 feet and 8 inches) and belongs to White ethnicity.

Her other family member includes her parents Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mary Kayne (Social Activist) and has five siblings including three sisters: Gracie Mei, Mary Anne, Elizabeth Huntsman, and two brothers named William Huntsman, Jon Huntsman III.

Abby, who has birth sign Taurus, obtained her degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008.